5 Great Facebook Contest Ideas

FYI : According to Facebook Promotions Guidelines all contests need to be administered through 3rd party apps.

Sometimes, all you need to increase the level of interaction on your Facebook Page is to sweeten the deal a bit with a little contest. This will not only give people a reason to keep on checking your page, but it will also increase the exposure of your brand and excite new brand fans of to join your page. Here are some contest ideas that you can refer to for inspiration.

The “Tag” Marketing

Simply post a picture of your product or your brand on a weekly or monthly bases and ask your fans to tag themselves in various parts of the picture for a chance to win either the items tagged or some other prize. IKEA was probably one of the first brands to leverage this technique effectively and it was a great hit with their fans.

Scavenger Hunt

While a scavenger hunt might be a bit more taxing on the contestants, its benefit is that it forces contestants to check your information a bit more in-depth. You can create a scavenger hunt on Facebook by laying out a trail of clues that might stretch over from your social media presence into your website or even Google maps. Buick is about to run another contest in their series of city focused scavenger hunts, which have been very successful in the past.

A Chicago Scavenger Hunt

50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook [Reblog]

Facebook Mosaic

Facebook Mosaic

The Thoughtpick team is dedicated to bringing you top of the line social media tips and howtos in order to help you get the most of your online experience. Therefore, today we will be reblogging this great article we found at onlinecollegecourses.com: 50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook.

Colleges have fully embraced Facebook as a way to interact with current and prospective students, alumni, and even the general public. It’s a natural fit for finding and communicating with students who are online all the time anyway, and affords colleges a seemingly limitless opportunity for sharing photos, recruiting new students, featuring professors and visiting speakers, and bolstering the image of the institution. Here are 50 great ways colleges are using Facebook.

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10 Tips for Finalizing Your Breakup on Facebook!

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Colbert Report on Social Media: Control-Self-Delete Your Future!

In one of his latest shows on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert uses "The Word" section to express a serious yet hilarious view of today's social media environment. He cunningly points out the dangers of using social media in terms of privacy while showing how big social media giants such as Facebook are selling our information to...

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10 Ways to Lose Your Facebook Friends in 10 Days!

10 Ways to Lose Your Facebook Friends in 10 Days!

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For my special dish of the day, I decided to present you with 10 easy and time efficient ways to lose your Facebook "friends" in ten days!

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TechCrunch50′s Udorse Takes Facebook Photo Tagging to a Whole New Level

TechCrunch50′s Udorse Takes Facebook Photo Tagging to a Whole New Level

Udorse's Commecial Side

We have reached the end of the Pop Idol of Silicon Valley, TechCrunch. I liked Udorse, the object photo tagging platform, more than the winner service RedBeacon. Do you agree?

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